Thursday, June 14, 2012

University of Central Missouri Exhibition, June 28-August 3, 2012

This is just an invitation for any fans out there to visit my upcoming exhibition at the University of Central Missouri Art Gallery from June 28 - August 3.  This is an exclusive exhibition for artist members of Summit Art, and I am told it should attract quite the audience of artists and art lovers.

I hope to see some of you out there for the opening reception on June 28th from 5:00 - 7:00pm.  And a huge and heartfelt thanks to all of you that have supported and encouraged me in what I love doing.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Still Life: Peppers

So today, I just did this quick little impromptu still life.  I did some touch-up on another painting (and honestly debating about whether or not it actually got better), and since I had some paint left on my palette, I decided to do something quick for the fun of it.  And here it is:

Still Life with Peppers
oil on canvas
8x10 inches
I am currently in the process of working out some details for the Longview Arts and World Music Festival, which takes place in October.  Summit Art, of which I am officially a member now, has released a call for artists to show work in the main pavillion at the show.  There are only 13 spaces open, so I'm trying to get on it ASAP.  I've already responded that I am interested, and will hopefully get officially signed up this week at the Summit Art meeting.
I am also getting in touch with an organizer for the upcoming Raytown Artists Association Invitational, which takes place in late August.  They have not released applications for the show yet, but I have expressed interest.  Apps are supposed to be mailed/emailed on July 1.  So hopefully I will be heading back to the old 'hood in Raytown this August!

Friday, June 1, 2012

Woman Bathed in Light

I actually finished two paintings this week, but the other one is going to need some touch-up before I can get a good picture of it.  For now, here is what I finished today.  I actually worked on it yesterday and scrapped it, and wanted to move on to something new.  Just one of those frustrating things where I wasn't properly focused.  But I decided to give it another go today, and got a little bit better results.

Woman Bathed in Light
oil on canvas
16x20 inches